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CRISPR paired with DNA barcoding could track cancer growth

Stanford University | 
Stanford scientists have found a way to modify pairs of cancer-related genes in the lungs of mice and then precisely ...

Mitochondrial genes affect more than their numbers suggest

Inside Science | 
For plant and animal cells, the vast bulk of their DNA is tightly packaged and tucked away within a storage ...

Takeaways from last week’s gene patenting decision

National Geographic | 
The following is an edited excerpt. The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a ruling that bans the patenting of naturally occurring ...

Modern Europe’s genetic history starts in Stone Age

National Geographic | 
The following is an excerpt. Europeans as a people are younger than we thought, a new study suggests. DNA recovered from ...
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